Executive Profile: Robert Bratt of Unisys

Robert Bratt is a partner with Unisys Federal System. As such, he is responsible for the company’s programs with the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, citizen and immigration services division. Before joining Unisys, Bratt was corporate vice president and executive program manager for SAIC. During this time, he was …

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Executive Profile: John George of Vangent

John George is senior vice president and chief information officer for Vangent, Inc. As such, he is responsible for the company’s technology-enable solutions for its clients. He leads the technical direction to create strategic business plans for development and business growth. Before Vangent, George was vice president and client partner …

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Top 100 Places to Work in IT: Did Your Firm Make the List?

Computerworld has revealed its 2010 ranking of the top 100 places to work in IT.  Several government contractors were included on the list, which factored in variables such as minority presence and training funding. Tysons-based Booz Allen Hamilton registered at the runner-up spot, while Verizon Wireless came in eighth. McLean’s …

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President Obama’s stimulus package 16 months later: Government contractors can help jumpstart “innovation economy,” says Alion’s Steve Kimmel

Everybody’s talking about recovery. But what about innovation? It’s a question that Steve Kimmel is asking — from a business development point of view. As Kimmel sees it, government contractors have a significant role to play on two fronts. In addition to furthering the success of government customers, contractors can …

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Richard Steinnon: DHS Not Using Right Tools for Cyber War

The Department of Homeland Security is not employing the right tools for cyber warfare, writes Richard Steinnon, author of Surviving Cyberwar. Citing the recent hearing in which the inspector general of DHS gave testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Steinnon writes that the problem with U.S.-CERT is not …

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In Search of Cyber Experts? Try Grade School

The dearth of skilled cyber professionals is frequently bemoaned among U.S. cyber experts. In an effort to recruit and retain talent, the private sector and government agencies have sponsored cyber wargames designed to find and tap the next generation of skilled cyber talent. This years Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition drew …

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Hackers Battle Censors in Turkey

Internet access in Turkey is becoming increasingly troubled, as government censors clash with anti-censorship hackers, according to the CyberLaw blog. Early this morning, the websites of the Ministry of Transportation, the Information and Communication Technologies Authority and the Telecommunications Communication Presidency were all rendered inaccessible. The three government agencies have …

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Firefox Gets Secure Browsing Boost

The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have come together to provide a Firefox add-on to provide more secure Internet browsing on several major websites. The new add-on make encryption easier on major sites like Google.com, Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia and PayPal with HTTPS, according to The Register. The new …

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Zeus Malware Distributed via Terror-Themed Spam

Spammers are notorious for latching on to the most recent trend in an effort to increase click rates. Recently, a spam campaign containing Zeus malware utilized recent concerns over terrorism to send messages which appeared to be sent by the Department of Homeland Security, TSA and DoD. Researchers at Sophos …

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Featured Job- Cyber Intel Analyst with Lockheed Martin

Job Description Cyber Security Tools Experience IDS Monitoring Desired skills ArcSight ESM ArcSight Log Management Suite ArcSight Threat Response Manager Forensics Malware Analysis Specific Job Description Successful candidates will provide intrustion/incident monitoring and detection utilizing customer provided data sources, audit and monitoring tools at the Unclass, Secret and Top Secret …

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Monday Moves

This week, NCI, Inc. hired John C. Woloski to the position of senior vice president of strategic initiative. CSSI, Inc. named Don Frank vice president of business development. And Boeing appointed Bob Gower to the position of vice president of Boeing Military Aircraft India.

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